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Professional Development Coach II

Company: Child Care Resource Center
Location: Victorville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Work where your work matters. Work at CCRC.

CCRC prides itself as a workplace of choice for passionate talent, driven by our mission to cultivate child, family and community well-being. Whether the positon works directly with the public or supports our programs, every position is vital to our mission's success and reputation as a leader. We are not your typical non-profit. We are 900+ people strong and growing!

You could play a key role supporting the Resource & Referral Division!

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Coaching & Mentoring 60%

  • Provide onsite-based professional development coaching visits
  • Coach participants to conduct child observations, assessments, age appropriate activities, lesson plans and complete child portfolios
  • Model developmentally appropriate curriculum and practice and act as a resource for participants on child development, quality childcare, and professional development.
  • Assist participants in developing a professional development plan, setting goals and selected strategies in accordance to program requirements (QRIS Matrix)
  • Assist participants in becoming familiar with Assessment/screening tools related to Early Childhood Education such as (ERES, DRDP, CLASS, ASQ)
  • Share feedback and information and help reflect on progress through a "Strength Based Approach" to participants
  • Outreach and recruit potential participants (if applicable to program)

Participant Training and Engagement up to 20%

  • Facilitate and/or present to Early Childhood Educators professional development trainings on child development topics, Early Childhood Educators (ECE) Competencies, and other developmentally appropriate activities
  • Asses and guide participants on their status toward achieving child development permits in accordance to the Child Development Permit Matrix issued by California Teacher Credentialing (if applicable to program)
  • Build connections with local higher education institutions to facilitate ECE professionals with current resources and practices in the field and to link child care providers to educational opportunities.
  • Facilitate professional learning cohorts and networking opportunities for ECE professionals

Monitoring & Compliance 20%

  • Ensure participants remain in compliance with Community Care Licensing regulations and other state funded funding terms and conditions in accordance to specified programs.
  • Remain current on Early Childhood Education program practices and assessment tools as well as community resources.
  • Conduct progress monitoring of program activities and enter progress reports in database(s)
  • Ensure accountability of participants and provide ongoing support for meeting program requirements
  • Assist supervisors in the preparation and submission of timely reports
  • Measure and monitor Early Childhood Education environments and program activities for quality assurance purposes

Parent Education and Engagement 10% (if applicable to program)

  • Provide parent education and engagement opportunities in CCRC agency, Early Childhood Education programs, and in their community
  • Recommend to parents appropriate educational materials and resources that promote positive child outcomes

Non-Essential Duties And Responsibilities

These duties include tasks that are required, but currently comprise of less than 5% of the daily workflow for this job:

  • Represent the program and agency at outreach events in the community, including community fairs, conferences, workshops, visits, program meetings and events.
  • Ability to honor social, cultural and ethnic diversity of clients.
  • Attend/participate in professional development trainings, and/or certifications.
  • Submit monthly reports to supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • The Professional Development Coach is required to carry case load of 10-30 providers, specifications of the cases are grant dependent.
  • Ability to converse, write, and/or translate in English and Spanish, required
  • Education Requirements-

The Professional Development Coach is required to meet the educational guidelines of the grant from which the position is funded:

  • Office of Head Start Grant -- Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field required, including a minimum of 24 semester units in Child Development or Early Childhood Education required.
  • Other identified grants - Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field preferred, including a minimum of 24 semester units in Child Development or Early Childhood Education preferred; or any combination of education and experience which would enable the candidate to successfully perform the functions of the positions.
  • Experience Requirements-
  • Three years of experience working with Child Care Center settings required.
  • Three years of experience of working with children, families, and/or child care providers required, four years of experience preferred.

  • Hold or qualify for Site Supervisor Permit
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Child Development & Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Experience facilitating groups independently and/or co-facilitating groups
  • Experience and ability to work with adult learners and diverse client populations
  • Familiarity with Family child care provider population
  • Knowledge of curriculum development and instructional design techniques and practices
  • Ability to use effective problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to coordinate a variety of schedules and work independently with limited direction
  • Ability to complete projects under tight deadlines even when there are competing requirement and changes in assignment.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to successfully interface with others
  • Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agency staff, and the Public
  • Ability to be flexible and innovative, as the needs of the program evolve (including flexible work hours), to support departmental and agency programs
  • Ability to complete projects under tight deadlines even when there are competing requirements and changes in assignments
  • Proficiency in Windows based programs and data entry experience required
  • Automobile, auto insurance, California Driver's License and clean DMV record
  • Provide documentation of required TB and fingerprint clearance
  • Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule including evenings and weekends

At CCRC, passion and meaningful work is rewarded! We offer employees:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Robust benefit offerings -Medical, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance and Long Term Disability paid for by CCRC
  • Employer Contribution and Employer Match in the 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with 100% vesting
  • Generous Time Off Policy-Vacation and Sick Time, Holidays, and Paid Winter Break
  • Opportunities for learning and professional development, including education reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
  • 501(c) (3) designation-You can apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness!

We have doubled in size over the past 10 years. We provide child development and early education, workforce development opportunities, child care financial assistance, Head Start preschool and Early Head Start services and more for close to 50,000 parents, children, and child care providers each month in Northern Los Angeles County, including Antelope Valley, and the entirety of San Bernardino County, including an office in Victorville, serving a total geographic area of 22,500 square miles.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: Child Care Resource Center, Victorville , Professional Development Coach II, Other , Victorville, California

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